Moehringia macrophylla (Hook.) Fenzl
Common Name: BIG-LEAF SANDWORT
Synonym: Arenaria macrophylla
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: T
Moehringia macrophylla habit P. Brown habit

Arenaria macrophylla of Michigan Flora.

Very rare, on rock outcrops.

Sometimes confused with Stellaria borealis, which has glabrous stems, sparsely ciliate leaves, and petals usually absent; M. macrophylla has puberulent stems (and peduncles), non-ciliate leaves, and conspicuous petals.

Locations

Baraga County
Iron County
Keweenaw County
    Only on Isle Royale
Marquette County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=762.